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Lena Dunham Hits the Campaign Trail for Hillary Clinton Amidst New Email Controversy
The crucial swing state of North Carolina is a bit further south from the Brooklyn neighborhood Lena Dunham ’s "Girls" character normally inhabits, but political activism is right on brand. Dunham has hit the campaign trail in the battleground state to support Hillary Clinton . The Democratic
Democrats, Republicans Pressure FBI Director Comey After New Email Revelation
Democrats supporting Hillary Clinton have quickly followed her campaign’s lead attacking FBI Director James Comey for looking into newly-discovered emails potentially connected to Hillary Clinton’s private email server. Just over a week away from Election Day , party leaders are accusing Comey of
What It's Like to Be Part of a Real-Life 'Designated Survivor' Plan
It’s the unthinkable doomsday scenario: a catastrophic attack on U.S. soil that wipes out the president, Congress and the upper levels of government, and leaves behind the “designated survivor” to run the country. It’s the stuff of dark thrillers, but the writers of ABC’s most talked-about new
President Obama Not Throwing In Towel for Merrick Garland's Supreme Court Nomination
White House Deputy Spokesman Eric Schultz Previews President Obama's Campaign Season
Eric Holder Faces Tough Questions at Confirmation Hearing
Barack Obama's nominee for attorney general appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee in January 2009.
Sebelius Steps Aside
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OUT WITH SEBELIUS, IN WITH BURWELL: Word began to leak out yesterday that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is stepping down today. The president will nominate Sylvia Burwell, director of the Office of Management and Budget, to ...
As Obama Celebrates Civil Rights Legacy, Capitol Hill Erupts With Racial Tension
As the President Celebrates the Civil Rights Act, Racial Tensions Stir Congress.
James Comey Confirmed as FBI Director
WASHINGTON — James Comey has been confirmed as the seventh director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation by a vote of 93-1 in the Senate. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., cast the only vote against confirmation. He had placed a hold on Comey’s nomination over the...
FBI Nominee Pressed Over NSA Spying, Waterboarding, IRS Political Targeting
FBI nominee James Comey may be a hero to Democrats for his dramatic, late-night stand against warrantless wiretapping in 2004, but that didn't stop senators from pressing him today on national security policies. Comey, nominated as the next FBI director by President Obama in May, appeared Tuesday
Obama Nominates Comey to FBI, Thanks Mueller
President Obama today formally nominated James Comey as the seventh FBI director and thanked Robert Mueller for being “an exemplary public servant.” Obama called Comey the “perfect person” to replace outgoing director Mueller. “To know Jim Comey is also to know his fierce independence and...